Anthony Joshua

AP Interview: Wilder to announce next fight _ if Fury wins

NEW YORK (AP) — Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is on a business trip this weekend in Belfast. He'll be ringside as a TV commentator for Saturday's fight between Tyson Fury and Francesco Pianeta.<p>But even Wilder has something riding on the outcome of this matchup.<p>If Fury wins, Wilder plans to …

Boxing

Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder hits new obstacle as WBO announce plan to issue mandatory challenger

ANTHONY JOSHUA'S fight with Deontay Wilder has been hit by a new obstacle... as the WBO announce plan to issue him a mandatory challenger.<p>AJ was …

Boxing

Anthony Joshua's diet revealed as heavyweight champion prepares for world title showdown with Alexander Povetkin

What does a world heavyweight boxing champion – one with 20 knock-outs to his name – have for breakfast?<p>Anthony Joshua likes to have eggs in the …

Boxing

Tyson Fury net worth as former world champion targets lucrative Anthony Joshua or Deontay Wilder fight

Tyson Fury's net worth could sky rocket if he lands a lucrative world title fight with Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua.<p>The Gypsy King is one of the …

Boxing

Boxing: Bulgarian ace Pulev terminates contract with promoter Team Sauerland

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev, who will meet Briton Hughie Fury in October in a fight to decide the challenger for the International Boxing Federation's (IBF) world heavyweight title, has terminated his contract with German promoter Team Sauerland.<p>"Everything happened 10 days ago," the …

Boxing

Tyson Fury claims Eddie Hearn wanted to sign him to keep him from fighting Anthony Joshua

TYSON FURY has sensationally accused Eddie Hearn of attempting to bring him to his Matchroom stable - only to prevent him from fighting Anthony …

Boxing

Muhammad Ali would have urged Tyson Fury NOT to rush into world title fight with Deontay Wilder

MUHAMMAD ALI, if he were alive, would urge Tyson Fury NOT to rush into a world title fight with Deontay Wilder.<p>After 2½ years out of the ring, …

Boxing

Carl Frampton will be roared on by home crowd as he bids to set up world title fight by beating Luke Jackson

It is not only Tyson Fury who has sizeable fighting fish to fry in Windsor Park.<p>Ulster folk-hero Carl Frampton tops the card in his home city and …

Boxing

Bellew vs Usyk: Tony Bellew believes fighting Oleksandr Usyk now looks likely

Bomber confident cruiserweight classic will happen, but is not willing to wait until 2019<p>Tony Bellew says his showdown with Oleksandr Usyk is …

Boxing

Tyson Fury vs. Francesco Pianeta: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

Tyson Fury (26-0, 19 KOs) has a very winnable fight on Saturday against an experienced pro in Francesco Pianeta (35-4-1, 21 KOs), but all the sound coming from the Fury camp seems to be about the boxer he wants to take on after this upcoming bout. Fury wants WBC world heavyweight titleholder …

Boxing

Sugar Ray Leonard, Brian Kenny in talks to call DAZN fights, sources say

Streaming service DAZN is building a heavyweight team of announcers and ring analysts to call its fights. DAZN is in final negotiations to sign …

Boxing

Deontay Wilder: The (Anthony Joshua) fight isn't going to happen

For the majority of 2018, negotiations were ongoing for an undisputed heavyweight title fight between unified champion Anthony Joshua and WBC …

Boxing

Lennox Lewis warns stars including Anthony Joshua and Daniel Dubois chasing his undisputed crown of the dangers

LENNOX LEWIS is still paving the way for British heavyweights such as Anthony Joshua and Daniel Dubois to follow in his footsteps.<p>The 52-year-old …

Boxing

BREAKING: Former heavyweight world title challengers Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs), 37, of Bulgaria, and Hughie Fury (21-1, 11 KOs), 23, of England, will meet in a world title eliminator Oct. 27 in Pulev’s hometown of Sofia, Bulgaria, after their camps made a deal on Tuesday. The IBF had scheduled a purse bid for for Thursday but notified all of its registered promoters that the deal had been made and that the purse bid was canceled. The winner of the fight will become one of the mandatory challengers for the winner of the Sept. 22 fight between unified world titlist Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin. Epic Sports will promote the fight. Pulev had been promoted by Team Sauerland but they have parted ways and Pulev is now with Epic Sports, according to Epic Sports’ John Wirt, who told ESPN the company will working with Team Sauerland on the fight.

BREAKING: Former heavyweight world title challengers Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs), 37, of Bulgaria, and Hughie Fury (21-1, 11 KOs), 23, of England, …

Boxing

Tyson Fury reveals he could quit boxing again at any time as future remains a mystery

TYSON FURY admits he could still walk away from boxing at any time as he continues his comeback from depression.<p>Since returning from 924 days away …

Boxing

French heavyweight Yoka sees doping ban upheld

French heavyweight boxer Tony Yoka's appeal against a one-year ban for doping violations was rejected on Tuesday, denting his hopes of winning a …

Sports (India)

Hasim Rahman Jr hopes to repeat father's heavyweight title triumph

Hasim Rahman Jr tells <i>Sky Sports</i> about living up to his family name, assesses the threat of Anthony Joshua, and hopes to shock the heavyweight scene …

Boxing

Deontay Wilder Done Negotiating With Joshua ... He Doesn't Want To Fight!

<b>Deontay Wilder</b> says he's done talking with <b>Anthony Joshua</b>'s camp about a possible superfight down the road ... telling <b>TMZ Sports</b> Joshua's a LIAR who …

Boxing

Tyson Fury vs Francesco Pianeta fight: Undercard, prediction, preview, TV schedule, odds and start time for heavyweight bout

Tyson Fury continues on his comeback trail this Saturday as he takes on Francesco Pianeta on the undercard of Carl Frampton’s Windsor Park showdown …

Boxing

Lennox Lewis And Vitali Klitschko Set To Have A Game Of Chess In A Boxing Ring

<b>Fight fans; it's happening. Vitali Kitschko and Lennox Lewis are set to finally rematch inside the ring.</b><p>But in a chess match instead of a boxing bout.<p>…

Boxing

Deontay Wilder 'Done With' Anthony Joshua Talks, Focused on Tyson Fury Fight

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has accused Anthony Joshua and his promoter, Eddie Hearn, of lying about negotiations around a potential clash between the pair.<p>He told TMZ Sports he is done with Joshua and is now only focused on facing Tyson Fury as he looks to extend his 40-0 professional …

Boxing

Why Manchester United cannot afford to lose Paul Pogba over Jose Mourinho

On one of Manchester United’s regular conference calls with investors in May, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward offered what he called a “very …

Soccer

Faryal Makhdoom breaks silence over 'racism' backlash after using the word 'p***'

Amir Khan's wife Faryal Makhdoom has apologised not once, but twice, for using the word 'p***' on Instagram.<p>The American model sparked outrage when …

Celebrity (UK)

'Raymond Blanc is brilliant, and complete chaos': Michael Caines on his mentor

Back in 2014 somebody sent me a proverb: ‘The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, and if you haven’t planted it then, it’s today.’ That got me thinking about having already spent 20 years working for somebody else [at the two-Michelin-starred Gidleigh Park], and about the way I wanted to …

Food (UK)

Dina Asher-Smith’s treble ‘the performance of a generation’

Dina Asher-Smith’s “out of this world” treble at the European Championships was the best display by a British track competitor in a generation, according to the UK Athletics performance director, Neil Black.<p>Asher-Smith will go for 100m, 200m and 4x100m gold medals again at next year’s world …

Harry Kane

Lawrence Okolie: Rising through the ranks

In his willingness to step up at every opportunity, ‘The Sauce’ is making a serious name for himself at cruiserweight.June 6, earlier this summer. …

Boxing

Paulo Nuttini floors Little Mix' Leigh-Anne Pinnock with surprise Marbella performance

What happens in Marbs usually stays in Marbs, unless you're Leigh-Anne Pinnock and you've been treated to a surprise performance by Paulo Nuttini.<p>The …

Celebrity (UK)

Carl Frampton wary of Luke Jackson ahead of dream Windsor Park bout

Carl Frampton knows his dream fight will turn into a nightmare if he underestimates Luke Jackson on Saturday.<p>The Northern Irish featherweight wanted …

Boxing

Amir Khan promises 'explosive performance' against Samuel Vargas

Amir ‘King’ Khan says he'll give boxing fans a fight to remember when he steps in the ring against Samuel Vargas on Sept. 8 at Arena Birmingham in …

Boxing

Boxing: Lucas Browne hungry for Joseph Parker trans-Tasman bout

Australian heavyweight Lucas Browne is determined to fight Kiwi Joseph Parker in a trans-Tasman bout in the near future.<p>Both fighters are keen to …

Boxing